Entries by Ilona Piotrowska

Archaeology of the Present

Archaeology of the Present presents selected findings by artists Rebecca Bruno, Nova Jiang and Debra Scacco created during AIR, a six-month residency at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). AIR provided access to a state-of-the-art prototyping facility and leading minds working in climate-related issues. Through varying approaches, each artist engaged with a deep study of humans […]

LACI and California Clean Energy Fund Announce the Winner of the California Climate Cup

Solstice Energy Solutions takes the top prize, while Wheeli and EVmatch win technology categories in the first-ever California Climate Cup, the global competition showcasing the most promising and innovative megacity climate solutions. CalCEF Managing Director, Danny Kennedy (left) and LACI CEO Matt Petersen (right) present Ugwem Eneyo of Solstice Energy Solutions (center) the Grand Prize Check […]

LACI Welcomes President of the Government of Spain and First Lady María Begoña Gómez Fernández for a Clean Energy and Latino Leadership Discussion

Photo Credit: Laura Rudich LOS ANGELES – LACI welcomed the President of the Government of Spain and First Lady María Begoña Gómez Fernández on September 29th for a tour of the facility, and a discussion on the importance of climate action and Latino leadership. Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León invited the President […]

Mayor Garcetti, California Air Resources Board, L.A. County, Industry Partners & L.A. Cleantech Incubator Release Unprecedented Roadmap to Accelerate Zero Emissions Transportation by Time of 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Partners Call for Additional 25 Percent Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Beyond Current Commitments Through Acceleration of Transportation Electrification in the L.A. Region by 2028 LOS ANGELES (Sept. 11, 2018) The unprecedented Transportation Electrification Partnership—convened by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) —today released the 1.0 version of their Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap, setting the […]

LACI and California Clean Energy Fund Announce Ten Finalists for the California Climate Cup

Ten cleantech startup companies to pitch game-changing technologies in Los Angeles, and move a step closer to pitching in front of world leaders at the Governor’s Global Climate Action Summit LOS ANGELES, CA –– The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and California Clean Energy Fund today announced ten finalists for the first-ever California Climate Cup, […]

Los Angeles County Joins Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Electrification Partnership to Accelerate Progress Toward Zero Emissions Transportation by Time of 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

Diverse Coalition of Businesses Including Auto Manufacturers BMW, BYD and Tesla Along with Utilities, Los Angeles County and LA Metro Commit More Than $1 Million to Collaborate with LACI on LA’s First-Ever Electric Vehicle Roadmap LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2018) The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) today announced that the Los Angeles County Board of […]

The Race to Zero is On: First-Ever California Climate Cup Launches to Identify Innovative Startups Combating Climate Change

Global competition will seek the best innovations for megacities for zero emission transportation and clean energy solutions Winners to present during Governor Brown’s 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in September LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2018) California continues its longstanding role as a global leader and innovator in driving progressive environmental initiatives forward. The Los Angeles […]